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Video: Richard Jefferson dunks over Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, called for foul

Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson soared for a one-handed dunk over the Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Sunday.
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Playing in his 14th NBA season at age 34, Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson can still get up.

His dunk over Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Sunday night was a perfect example, though he was called for an offensive foul on the play:

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At 15.1 minutes per game, Jefferson is receiving less playing time than he did last season with the Utah Jazz (27 per game), but he's still proven capable of being a solid contributor when needed. Getting the start on Sunday and playing 33 minutes, he contributed a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, scoring in double figures for the first time since Feb. 5.

Kidd-Gilchrist scored 15 points and added six rebounds for the Hornets.

The Mavericks won 92-81 to move to 38-20, sixth in the Western Conference.

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